Police hunt prolific bag snatcher

Friday, 9th November 2018

bag snatch suspect

Police issued this image of the suspect

A PUBLIC space named after a former leader of Westminster Council is being targeted by a prolific bag thief.

The Met Police said they are looking for a man who carried out a series of thefts in Simon Milton Square on Friday.

A coffee shop cloakroom and two restaurants were targeted by the light-fingered crook.

Police believe the suspect carried out other thefts in nearby streets of Victoria.

Police Sergeant Karl Rees said: “We would like the public’s help to identify this man, who we would like to speak to in connection with these five thefts from around the Victoria area.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 020 8321 9292 and quote TDIU report 27038/05Oct18, or call Crimestoppers anony­mously on 0800 555 111 or tweet @MetCC.

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